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*** * On this week’s episode of “A is for America”, we spoke with Matt Hildreth, our Political Director here at America’s Voice. Labor Day has come and gone, which means that this year’s midterm elections are really ramping up in earnest now. Republicans across the country are running on Stephen Miller’s explicitly anti-immigrant strategy,… Continue »

According to recent polling, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is now in a dead heat in his bid for reelection. Saddled with legal troubles because of an indictment on securities fraud, Paxton led the recent lawsuit trying to force an immediate end to the DACA program, which was recently — and surprisingly — rebuffed by… Continue »

The Court Must Act Decisively; Nielsen, Azar Must Be Held Accountable Six weeks past the court-ordered deadline to reunite the families callously torn apart by the Trump administration, the latest numbers remain stubbornly and startlingly high: Over 600 children are either still in detention or have been released to someone other than their parents. 416… Continue »

After Failing to Reunite Children, the Next Sad Chapter Unfolds Leading advocates and issue experts have swiftly condemned the Trump administration for its push to replace the Flores Settlement with new regulations that would lead to the indefinite detention of children in unlicensed facilities. Ur Jaddou, Director of DHS Watch: The last thing we need… Continue »

Texas Tribune: those released on bond remain unsure of their future Austin, TX –   A week after an Immigration and Customs Enforcement workplace raid in North Texas detained more than 150 immigrants, nearly a third still remain in ICE custody while those released are now left to pick up the pieces from having lost their… Continue »

Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.

America’s Voice Judge Hanen declines to rule against DACA, renewals continue Listen to the “A is for America” Podcast with Matt Hildreth on Election 2018 Latest Polling Shows Embattled Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in Dead Heat in Bid For Reelection The Family Separation Crisis Continues, the Suffering of Children Continues, and the Nation Turns… Continue »

Nada detiene ya la bola de nieve que se ha formado en la antiinmigrante actual Casa Blanca tras darse a conocer el escrito anónimo publicado por The New York Times (“Soy parte de la resistencia dentro del gobierno de Trump”). E irá creciendo al paso de los días y los hechos, de las malas decisiones y de… Continue »

The first installment of the new NALEO Educational Fund and Latino Decisions weekly tracking poll of Latino voters in the runup to the 2018 elections finds that campaigns’ efforts to reach, mobilize, and persuade Latino voters may be under-resourced. Meanwhile, the success of candidates such as Ayanna Pressley in Massachusetts and Beto O’Rourke in Texas… Continue »

Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.

Mayor Cranley and Sheriff Neil Need to Respond Cincinnati, OH — Nick Swartsell of CityBeat is out with an important article about immigration practices at the Hamilton County Justice Center that violate the U.S. Constitution and local policy–and defy common sense. Swartsell describes the case of Manuel Ventura-Pineda, an asylum-seeker from El Salvador, whose family… Continue »

“Since the Trump administration assumed office, the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program has been in its crosshairs.” In a new piece for the San Francisco Examiner, Jaya Padmanabhan explains the devastating consequences of the Trump administration’s systematic termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Hundreds of thousands of US citizen children are facing potential separation as… Continue »